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Community Involvement

Upper Horfield Community Trust

Based at Eden Grove Methodist Church, UHCT offers classes and social events for children and adults and a community cafe. 

Southmead Community Association

Southmead Community Association, in Greystoke Avenue, offers classes and events for adults and children. 


Internet Matters

Internet Matters guides parents through the issues that children can face when using the internet. 

Parent Info

An online magazine and resource for parents and schools, with articles and advice on keeping young people safe.

UK Safer Internet Centre

Find out more about the safety features available on popular social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

Vodafone Digital Parenting

An online magazine full of information and advice on apps, games and advice on using social media and staying safe.

Equality and Diversity

Bristol Autism Project

The Bristol Autism Project provides activities during school holidays for children (age 5-18) with a diagnosis of autism and their siblings. 


A youth-led project started by three 16 year old girls to educate young people to talk to each other with respect and to raise awareness about how boys speak to girls.  It includes comedy, quizzes and video.

Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI) 

A Bristol based orgainisation seeking to educate and prevent hate crimes as well as supporting victims of racisit, homophobic and disablist crimes.

Government Services

Bristol City Council

For advice and support on services provided by the local authority. 

Department of Education 

Articles, policies and documents published by the government, related to education.  

Schools and Curriculum 

An A-Z of help and support while your child is in education. 

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) is a provider of mental health services across Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. 

Bristol Mental Health 

A mental health system providing a range of NHS funded services to people across Bristol. 

Bristol Mind

A mental health charity providing support and advice to people finding themselves in emotional and mental distress. 

Carers Support Centre

Carers Support Centre provides support, information and advice to carers of any age living in the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas.


A national charity allowing people in distress to talk in confidence about anything that is troubling them. 

Young Minds

Young Minds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. You can contact the parents' helpline on: 0808 802 5544

Minded for Families

Safe and reliable advice about young people’s mental health, created by experts and parents together.